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212 Warm Springs Boulevard, Elephant Butte, NM 87935
+1 575-744-4896
11:00 - 20:00
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Loveland, Colorado
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After reading about the GREAT burgers I decided to get one as takeout. First, no customers were in the restaurant and food was ready in about 5 minutes. BUT burger was overcooked,underseasoned and basically flavorless.No option to make your own combo. Waffle fries were good. Business is for sale

Thank Betsy P
Alamogordo, New Mexico
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104 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a short break from work I came with coworkers who eat here a lot. They ordered lunch special burgers they said we're great. I had a lunch special Philly, also good. All our meals came with waffle fries. The server wasn't very personable but our arrived quickly and was better than expected. There was a lot of different things... More 

Thank Kate G
Silver City
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We were staying at the Elephant Butte Inn and found this place just down the road. The giant Bigfoot statue out front caught my attention! The man who took our order was attentive and professional. I would not say he was friendly though, didn't smile at us. Food was delicious, make sure to bring your appetite! Hubby said it was... More 

Thank Jamie C
Level Contributor
25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

There are all sorts of styles of food at Big Food, with a great outdoor area during the few days eating outside is fun in southern New Mexico. Great burgers, good fries, and several of the Americanized Asian meals are decent, too.

Thank Thomas D
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Food was great. Was waited on quickly and its run by 1 man and he is a nice guy and he makes sure your food is ok with you. Clean place.

Thank Susan C
Elephant Butte, New Mexico
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 November 2016

My husband and I visited here recently and were very happy with the burgers! He had the Yeti burger which had mushrooms. I had the Ranchero burger with green chile. They were served with crispy waffle fries. The owner, who was also our server, was very friendly and positive. While he was busy, he was efficient.

Thank alliecat641
El Paso, Texas
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

A nice, small and quiet restuarant, the Chinese food was excellent. It was hot and fresh. Friendly, great customer service.

Thank lizabell07
1 review
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We love eating here, and are sure to stop by when we're in town. Ample menu selection, from Chinese dishes to delicious burgers and sandwiches, and a great beer and wine variety. Great atmosphere, big screen projector is perfect for catching the game, and there's even an outdoor seating area and walled in patio where dogs are welcome!

Thank Kat S
Monticello, Minnesota
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I've visited the Elephant Butte area 4 times over the past 10 years and I always make at least 1 trip to Big Food each time. Burgers are great and so is the chow mien. Very good food for the value.

Thank locketails
Elephant Butte, New Mexico
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

the burgers are massive and delicious, the reuben is exquisite, the philly steak and cheese is mouthwatering but if you prefer, the fish and chips hit the spot and the oriental dishes are delicious.

Thank nightshadesfal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
American, Chinese, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Warm Springs Boulevard, Elephant Butte, NM 87935
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Sierra County  >  Elephant Butte
  • Phone Number: +1 575-744-4896

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?